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Apple Bowl #17 and Walnut Bowl

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Project by Jim Jakosh posted 04-22-2019 01:37 AM 651 views 1 time favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Of the 7 apple bowls left from Everett’s tree, only one was worth finishing and this is the one.

Sitting by the lathe was this walnut blank that said it needed to be finished after being rough shaped 3 years ago….....so it did it too.

They are both finished with EEE polish and Shellawax.

Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!





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#1 posted 04-22-2019 01:47 AM

Both so nice but that walnut one looks really good Jim. Nice work!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#2 posted 04-22-2019 02:22 AM

Well the one that survived looks great Jim!

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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#3 posted 04-22-2019 03:46 AM

Nice bowls Jim. 3 years ago HUH? I guess it was plenty dry to finish.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#4 posted 04-22-2019 05:12 AM

Happy Easter Jim… Beautiful bowls

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#5 posted 04-22-2019 05:52 AM

Nice work Jim … certainly worth the wait!

-- Regards Rob

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#6 posted 04-22-2019 06:23 AM

Beautiful Jim, all your work is so fine.

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#7 posted 04-22-2019 06:41 AM

Real nice Jim, especially the walnut one.

Bob

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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#8 posted 04-22-2019 07:32 AM

Nice bowls Jim, both have a great finish on the grains.

-- Bob C, Australia. Your best teacher is your last mistake.

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#9 posted 04-22-2019 11:53 AM

they both look fine – I started to ask last week why you would spend time trying to shape a bowl out of a dripping wet apple log knowing the item would go askew but now I see

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#10 posted 04-22-2019 12:59 PM

Beautiful!

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#11 posted 04-22-2019 03:27 PM

Both look very nice. How big are they?

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#12 posted 04-22-2019 05:16 PM

These are beautiful, Jim.

-- Lynne, New Zealand - Crikey, Aussie is another country, Bro.

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#13 posted 04-22-2019 07:14 PM

Thanks you all for the nice comments. I think I am through with bowls for a while !!!!!!

Hi Dick, they were real wet last Dec but with the help of a dry barn and a microwave, I have them under control. sometimes the wet ones are finish turned on purpose to get them to go oval !

Hi Mahdee. The walnut bowl is 8 1/2” x 3” and the apple one is 7” x 2”.

Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#14 posted 04-22-2019 07:33 PM

More beautiful bowls…

Very COOL!

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#15 posted 04-22-2019 09:46 PM

Nice one Jim.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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